S7 A319 at Novosibirsk on Feb 11th 2020, burning odour on board, autopilot failure

Last Update: February 11, 2020 / 22:22:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 11, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-2502

Aircraft Registration
VP-BHQ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A S7 Sibir Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration VP-BHQ performing flight S7-2502 from Novosibirsk to Moscow Domodedovo (Russia), was climbing out of Novosibirsk's runway 25 when the crew stopped the climb at FL080 due to a burning odour developing on board, the crew received indication of an autopilot failure. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel and landed safely back on Novosibirsk's runway 25 about 2:45 hours after departure.

The airline reported the crew received an autopilot failure alarm and decided to return to Novosibirsk (but did not mention the odour on board). A replacement aircraft took the passengers to Moscow.

Passengers reported there was a burning odour developing on board shortly after departure. No explanation was provided as to why they returned.

A replacement Airbus A321-200 Neo registration VQ-BDI reached Moscow with a delay of 4.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 11, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-2502

Aircraft Registration
VP-BHQ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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